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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta July 24, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 THIRD CROWN Bill Townsend won his third south- ern Alberta senior golf tills in four years Sunday at ths Country Club. Third crown for Townsend Bill Townsend, who lakes pride In showing golfers many years his junior the tricks of the Irade, won his third south- ern Alberta senior men's golf title in the last four years. Fifty-nine of the best senior golfers in southern Alberta ond eastern British Columbia took part in the two-day, 36-hole event staged at the Lethbridge Country Club Saturday and Sunday. The boundary lines for the event for golfers 55 years o f age and over stretches to Fer- nie in the west, Vulcan and Vauxhall in the north, Medi- cine Hat in the east and the U.S. border to the south. Townsend has lost the title only once in the last four years and that was last year. But he more than made up for it tlu's year. Townsend of Lethbridge, trailed first round leader Cliff Forry, also of Lethbridge, by two strokes after 18 holes Sat- urday as Forry fired an 84. Sunday the show belonged to Townsend as he toured the Coulee Course In 78 blows and finished six strokes ahead of Forry in the championship flight. Vic Meech of the host Coun- try Club won low net in the championship flight with a 146. Sunday's victory earned Townsend the Norris McLeod memorial trophy. Ralph Rimslead won the Bill Holberton trophy In the second division as he finished one stroke ahead of Ron Peake. Hrmstead, after a shaky start Saturday finished with a low net 147 while Peake settled for a 148. Baden Evans won the Jim Freel Sr. trophy with a gross eight strokes better than runner-up Joe Runge. Low net honors went to Tom Moore with a 73. Jim Freel Sr. came back to win the Tom McCready trophy with a 96 as he edged Nazim Kirk who had a 97. Low net honors went to Bill Pearson with a 73. At the conclusion of the four- sey a new executive was elect- ed with Townsend named pies- ident and Art Harris vice-pres- ident. The secretary for the coming year is Ed Hembroff while the board of directors Jicludes Joe Runge, Cliff Forry, Doug Sutherland and Ken Mc- Lean. Simpson bribed row game PITTSBURGH (AP) Fed- eral authorities were seeking an anonymous telephone caller who Cincinnati Reds pildicr Wayne Simpson said offered him a bribe to throw a weekend gume with Pittsburgh. Simpson, who pitched six nii-.gs in the Reds' 0-3 major Icagi'e viclory over Pittsburgh Saturday night, said he received the call noon Saturday et a local hotel. Simpson said he spoke about five minules wilh the man, who he ssid identified himself only as "Louie." "The guy called up ar.d said lie wanted mo lo throw (lie Simpson recalled Sun- day. "He said that if I came through he'd make sure two bills were under my door after the game The Cincinnati pitcher re- ported tlie call lo fieds manager Sparky Anderson and Ihe FBI and local police were later noti- fied. U.S. Attorney Richard Tliorn- burgh said: "If it was a real bribe al- lempt it just gives an idea of what's involved in Ihe sheer dol- lar volume of illegal syndicated gambling. "If someone Iras a way of as- suring Ihe outcome of an event, it increases the amount of the illegal gambling fake by slag- gering amounts." Simpson, who has a C-3 record, said he spent alraul 10 minules talking lo FBI agents before Salurday nighl's game. -._- EXPORT A CANADA'S FINEST CIGARETTE Randy Maxwell sharp ivith three-hitter in 3-2 win Lakers split Sunday pair with Kindersley at home By LLOYD YAMAGISIII Herald Sports Writer The Lethbridge Lakers came up with only one viclory in three interlocking Sask.-Alta. Major Baseball League games before 1100 fans at the Hender- son ball park on the weekend. Sunday the Lakers split in a scheduled doubieheader with KinderSlcy Klippers, winning the first match 3-2 while losing the second 8-7. Saturday night, the Lakers were bombed 22-3 by a hard- hitting ball club from Unity, Saskatchewan- In Sunday's first encounter, Randy Maxwell was superb as he gave up only Ihree hits to lead the Lakers lo viclory. Maxwell, the Laker's 22-year- old righthander, never allowed a base hit until the fifth inning when the Klippers racked up their two runs on a pair of singles. Handy ArUiur suffered the loss, bul not before giving way lo Paul Risso in Ihe eighth in ning. Maxwell also shone at the plate stroking a double and a single bringing in two runs while Wayne Commodore also shone stroking a double and single. Bob Turner added two sm gles in the Lakers' eighl-hit at Lack while three Klippers' play ers managed a single each Maxwell. In the second contest, the Lakers out hit their visitors 10-8, but slranded eight play- ers on Ihe bases which proved to be the difference. The Klippers picked up three runs in the first inning and two runs each in the third and ourth inning lo earn the win while the Lakers tallied three runs In the second, two In the iflh and one in the sixth. The game, which was sched- uled for only seven innings was beneficial for the Klippers, but detrimental for the Lakers, who were getting stronger as the ;ame progressed. Starter Dennis King was .agged with the loss and lasted 'our innings before reliever Bernle Sonntag stopped in. Sonntag performed brilliantly on the mound as he gave only wo hits in relief. Rissp earned the decision for he Klippers. Rob Roy and Commodore led he Lakers with a double and a single each while Lome Niven managed a pair of singles for he winners. Meanwhile in Saturday's lop- ided lilt, the Unity Cardinals lad their bats booming and crushed three Laker pitchers. Al Ferchuk started the con- esl, but needed relief help rom Tim Negrello in the fifth nnlng. Negrello couldn't handle the ?ards and was in turn replaced y Marty Maxwell who finished lie game on the mound. Greg Watte earned the win. IRST Uppers 000 002 232 iktra 001 ooo 3 t 3 Maxwell to Yorgason; Arlhur end 1550 [8) lo Packson. ICOND ikers D30 021 6 10 3 lipperj 302 300 7 I I Kino and Sonnlag (4) lo Yorg- :on and Mallock Knlder: Rlsso nd Arlhur (3) lo Nlven and Jackson ardlnsli lot 3101 1-22 50 1 aken 210 0 00 9 3 Unity- Wfllle lo Henna; Lclh: per. luk, Negrello (5) and M. Maxwell (5) Nellson. IRST lily BIO ?H 10 3 algary 102 OOD 793 Bcilano Aranado (8) and ighl; Weil. Loveless (S-I) (i) and cCauley, Parson (51. ECOND ilgary 101 000 I 7 3 lity 000 01) 4 4 Parr (6-2) end McCauley, Healley (7) -anado, wrighr (5) and Wandler. Sunday to defeat the Sask. Cardinals 7-6 and 8-2 in an interlocking Alberta North- Baseball Slew Heron led Calgary's at- tack in the first game with three runs bailed in. Sieve Loveless was credited with the win in relief and Dan Boilano was charged with the loss. Calgary hurler Ray Parr lelped his own cause in the second game with a three-run homer off loser Steve Wright. NATIVE SONS SPLIT Lethbridge Native and Calgary Shamrocks split two southern Alberta junior lacrosse playoff games over the weekend. Sons won 10-8 in Calgary Saturday bul lost 13-7 at home Sunday. These two players ended their battle for the ball in similar fashion, a deadlock. The playoffs continue next weekend. Win in Calgary, lose at home Native Sons split two The Alberta junior lacrosse besl-of-five semi final playoff series is tied at one game apiece as the Lethbridge Na- tive Sons and Calgary Sham- split in two weekend en- counters. Saturday night' the Native 13-8 loss. In Calgary Sons travelled to Calgary and defeated their hosts 10-0. but had the tables turned Sunday night in Lethbridge suffering Saturday night the Native Sons came up with ane of their best team efforts all season. According lo manager Don Hall both teams displayed an ixcellent brand of lacrosse both and defensively. The Sons, who were oulshot i7-49 during the Ihrce periods never gave up and consequeut- y came home victors. Lonnie Howe was fantastic n the Son's nets as he gave up only four goals in 33 at- tempts made by Calgary in the final period. Jerry St. Jean and Reg Daw- son supplied most of the offen- sive punch scoring two goals each while Pete Cowan, Ken Boychuk, Brian Andres, Norm Ha'J, Dway.ne Kirchner and Lalne Wright added singles. Chris Jones tallied three times for Calgary while Grant Robinson, Tim Benstead, Doug Cojrns, Chris Roa and Gene DeGroot chipped in with fiolo markers. Meanwhile in Sunday's match the Sons came up with a weak effort in the second per- iod to take the loss. The Sons trailed 4-2 after the first period, but stood back and watched the Shamrocks take an insurmountable 104 lead afler the second. DeGroot paced Calgary with a hat-trick while Tim Driscoll and Roa aided with two goals apiece. Miles Cruise, George Hall, Pierre LeBourgeois, Larry Bishop, Jones and Ron Wowk tallied singletons for Calgary while Don Kitchen scored twice for Lethbridge. Bob Monkman, Boychuk, Dawson, Doug Nakama, and Phill Legge managed a goal each. Silverwood wins one, loses one The Lclhbridge Silverwood Dairies and [lie Island Sweethearts split in two exhibi- tion slow pitch games Sunday. The Sweethearts won the first malch by an 18-12 verdict while the Dairies came back in Hie second game to whip their visitors 8-3. Killebrew blasts pair Sunday Clemente does his thing to Reds By THE ASSOCIATED P11ESS Roberto Clemente, according to Cincinnati manager Sparky Anderson, "might be the best player in baseball for one day. When he has lo perform-like in Ihe World Series when he wanted lo prove he was the best-you see what he does." Sunday was one of those days for Pittsburgh Pirates' brilliant right fielder, his first game in two weeks sinee being knocked out of fiction by an intestinal virus. Clcmcnlc knocked in I h e game-lying run with an righlh- inning singlc-his second ran bal- (cri in of (he battle between tho National League's division lead- crs-and moments later scored the winner on Willie Slargell's double as Ihe Pirales slipped past the Reds 3-2, Elsewhere in tliB national League, Philadelphia Phillies downed Los Angeles Dodgers 2- 0. San Frnncisco Giants dc- 'catert New York Mets ,V2, Houston Astros boat Chicago Cubs Atlanta Craves edged SI. Louis Cardinals 3-2, and in a douhlehcader, Montreal Expos swept San Diego Padres 2-1 and 9-1. In Saturday's games, it was San Francisco 2 New York 1, Cincinnati 6 Pittsburgh 3, Al- lanla 8 St. Lotus 7, Houston 7 Chicago 2, Montreal 3 San Diego 1, Los Angeles 4 Philadelphia 3. HAD DROPPED S Without Clcmenle. the Pirates had dropped five in a row lo the Reds. The viclory by the Titles and Cincinnati's sclback, of course each team a 55-33 record for a winning of .625, the hcsl in the majors. A year ago nt the All-Stnr brenk, Pittsburgh owned a nine-game lead in the Easl Divi- sion while tho Reds wcro stum- bling along in fill] place in the West. Now the Pirr.tcs' load Is games and Cincinnati's is six. Harmon KMIcbrew won't he tfoinq lo Allnnla for Tuesday nighl's all-slnr game hut I h o ni'xl slops mi hiis home-run ilin- eran' are Jimmic Foxx Mickey Manlle. Homcrin Harmon brought back memories of the American League's 1971 AHSlar triumph and i York in Ihe first hall of a donb- leheader with the Yankees lak- hit homer in Ihe key two-run American League's 6-4 blast- ing a home run in each game as Minnesota Twins swept, a dou- ble-header from Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 and ti-5. That gave him In for the sea- son and 530 for a career that finds him sixth on the all-lime homer lisl. four behind Foxx and six in back of Mantle. Elsewhere. T c s n s Rangers cooled off Detroit Tigers 3-1, I! a 11 i m o r o Orioles trimmed Kansas City Royals 8-4, Oakland Alhlelics downed Boston Red Sox 6-3, nnd Chicago While Sox look two from Cleveland Indians 2-1 nnd 4-3 ond California An- gels boat New Yorlt Yankees 6- 3. fil Salurday's acllon, It was Chicago 5 Cleveland 3, Mlnnn- ing the nightcap 7-1, and Oak- land downing Boslon 5-3 before losing 3-0. Killebrew, who will be miss- ing Ihe all-star Game for the first time since 1M2, has a .308 batting average and three home runs in 11 such conlosls. Killebrcw's sixth-inning solo homer in Sunday's opening game broke up a scoreless duel between Minnesota's Jim Perry, who needed ninth-inning relief from Jim Strickland, and his solo shot In (he fifth Inning of lie nightcap became imporlanl when Milwaukee's George Scoll walloped a three-run homer in Ihe ninth lo trim the margin to lie nm. Texas slopped T) c t r n 11 's thrce-gamo winning streak nnd trimmed Ihe Tigers' lead over D a 111 in o r c in the American (XMgiio Hast lo one game by three limes in the first j sola n Milwaukee 5. Detroit d lining and protecting Ihr lend Texas 2, Kansas City R Haiti-' behind Ihe four-hit pitching of more 5, California 1-0 over New I Rich Hand and lioracio Plna. Beavers took a 3-0 drubbing In the first game but bounced back in the second to gain a 5-0 shutout over Red Deer Elks an interlocking Alberta- Northern Saskatchewan Base- ball doubleheader Sunday. Cliff Ballou tossed a three- hiller for Red Deer in the first game with North Batlleford's Gary Barker limiting the Eta to one hit in the second game. Losing pitcher Al McKec spoil- ed Barker's bid for a no-hitUr with a sixth Inning single. Red Deer scored two un- earned runs In the first inning of the first game off Tom Salle- way, who took the loss for North Battleford. Aaron, Torre seek big game ATLANTA (AP) Joe Torre and Hank Aaron try Tuesday night to atone for poor past per- formances in the annual mid- summer baseball classic be- tween the American and Na- tional leagues. "I've been a lousy said Torre on the eve of the game's 43rd renewal at Atlanta Stadium, a home run hitter's paradise dubbed the "Launch- ing Pad." Aaron, who has launched many of his career homers here with the Braves, also continues in a perplexing all-star slump which he can't explain. 'I don't know what it is in all-star games "I just ha- ven't done much in said Aaron, a National League slug- ger for 19 years who has a un- imposing .186 batting average in this star-studded affair. Torre, the third baseman picked by (lie fans, and Aaron, one of the outfielders, are among the National League swingers who hope to pad the senior circ'iil's advantage in the series that began in 1933. The National League leads 23-18 wiih one Ue. The other National League starters include catcher Johnny Bench and second baseman Joe Morgan of Cincinnati Reds, and outfielders Roberto Clemenlo and Willie Stargell of Pittsburgh Pirales. May of Houston Astros will be at first base and Don Kessinger of Chicago Cuba is the shortstop. This year's American Lesgun team shows no power shortage, either, wilh a group of fence- breakers who can easily reach those tempting dimensions here feet down the foul lines and 400 feet to straightaway cenlre field. Included among tho American League musclemen is Reggie Jackson, the Oakland Athletics outfielder who slarted the American League to victory in last year's game at Detroit wilh a mammoth homer. First baseman Dick Allen of Chicago White Sox, second base- man Rod Carew of Minnesota Twins, Oakland shortstop Bert Campaneris, third baseman Brooks Robinson of Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers catcher Bill Frcehan. New York Yankee centre fielder Bobby Murcer and Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Yastrzemski fill out the Americans' power-laced lineup- American League manager Earl Weaver and National League manager Danny Mur- taught name their starting pitchers along with their batting orders today. 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